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Hans steek die Rubicon oor
Hans steek die Rubicon oor poster
Released Fri 29 Sep, 2023
Distributor:Indigenous Film DistributionIndigenous Film Distribution
Running time:101 (1h41')
Age restriction:16 D L S

A widower, Hans (90), is forced into a repressive old-age-home. Once there, he comes face to face with the draconian management, who forces him to become a rebel and activist, a 90-year-old-man who has nothing to lose by revolting. An anti-ageism revolution about growing old on your own terms.

Based on ‘Hans steek die Rubicon oor’ (Novel) by Rudie van Rensburg.

Genre: Comedy
Cast: Tobie Cronje, Pierre van Pletzen, June van Merch, Sandra Prinsloo, Nicola Hanekom, Jean-Pierre Moller, Diaan Lawrenson, Ivan Abrahams, Danny Ross
Directed by: Corne van Rooyen
Screenplay: Corne van Rooyen
Music: Charl-Johan Lingenfelder
Language: Afrikaans
Subtitles: English
Country / Year: South Africa,  2023

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Filming of this new local film, "Hans steek die Rubicon oor" took place in and around Cape Town and was chosen to be one of the films to premiere at the Kyknet Silwerskermfees. The film is directed by Corné van Rooyen who was responsible for films like Hollywood in My Huis and Vaselinetjie as well as the popular TV series Alles Malan.